DENVER — Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 — In observance of New Year’s Day, many state offices will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 1.

State driver’s license offices, the department of Public Health and Environment’s vital records office, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Service Centers and administrative offices for executive branch departments will be among the facilities closed Thursday.

Colorado State Parks will be open and staffed, but administrative offices and visitor centers will be closed. State troopers will be patrolling the highways and the Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be working as necessary.